Are you passionate about tackling the biggest environmental and social equity challenges facing Colorado today while launching your career?
If so, CivicSpark is right for you! CivicSpark is an award-winning AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for community resilience issues such as climate, water, housing, and mobility. Launched in 2014 in California, CivicSpark is coming to Colorado!
Starting this fall, 15 CivicSpark Fellows will have an opportunity to build a sustainability career by spending 11 months supporting local organizations with sustainability and social impact projects on topics including sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, climate action planning, water conservation and drought response, and affordable housing, among others. Fellows gain community and career experience, training to become future leaders in the response to community resilience issues. We already have a number of exciting opportunities identified including Larimer County’s Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Assistance Program, City of Broomfield’s Sustainability Outreach Campaign, City of Arvada’s Resilient Neighborhoods partnership efforts, City of Grand Junction’s sustainability, EV, GHG, and urban forestry planning efforts, City of Boulder’s “Cool Boulder” Campaign, the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) efforts to communicate climate and equity benefits from energy efficiency and clean transportation, and the Lyra Foundation’s “Climatarium” program focused on rural climate change education and college/career pathways, and more are coming.
CivicSpark is looking for upcoming and recent college graduates who want to gain real-world experience, start their careers in the sustainability and resilience fields, and make a lasting impact!
The next priority deadline for applications for the 2022-23 service year is July 31 st. See this flyer for more details.